Wilkes University
  • 02-Feb-2022 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Facilities
  • Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement with employer match, Employer paid life insurance, Paid time off, tuition benefits and more

Wilkes University invites applicants for a Plumber in the Facilities/Maintenance Department. Position offers competitive starting hourly rate and generous benefits package, including employee and dependent tuition remission.

The successful candidate is responsible for working independently, as well as with colleagues, in performing major and minor plumbing repairs throughout campus. This position is responsible for installing, modifying, maintaining, repairing and replacing plumbing systems and equipment.

The Plumber must be knowledgeable of plumbing tools, equipment, materials, systems, methods and practices of proper storage and use of plumbing supplies and related materials, as well as with associated hazards and safety precautions.

The Plumber will perform routine/preventative maintenance to include operating, cleaning, inspecting, troubleshooting, adjusting, tightening and other tasks on all plumbing systems and equipment. They will respond to and prioritizes requests related to plumbing repair, maintenance, modifications and installations. Planning and organizing routine and non-routine work to ensure all projects and tasks are complete as scheduled is key.

Qualifications: Required minimum of four (4) years plumbing experience and a Journeyman plumbing license preferred. A valid and clean driver's license is also required. Minimally, a high school diploma or G.E.D., certificate and completion of a vocational or trade school program, or any combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities for successful performance in this position.

Please be sure to include a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae and three references.

Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. The University strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds. Wilkes University does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information.

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